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There is always something happening at SORCO. Here’s some of our latest coverage:
2021 Open House cancelled
March 6, 2021
For the second year in a row, the SORCO raptor rehabilitation centre in Oliver has had to cancel its annual open house.
This is the only time it is open to the public and a major fundraiser they rely on to fund their rescue work for birds of prey.
Two tiny owls rescued
Jan 12, 2021
Meet Bert and Ernie, a pair of tiny owls who are SORCO raptor rehabilitation centre in Oliver's first patients of the new year.
The pair are saw whet owls, the second smallest species of owl that lives in the South Okanagan, behind pygmy owls.
Rescue 30 feet up pole
Aug 11, 2020
A daring rescue of an osprey entangled in twine took place in Oliver Monday, thanks to a trained professional for climbing the pole to the bird's nest.
The rescue was facilitated by SORCO Raptor Rehab Centre
Three week old owl rescued
July 18, 2020
A rare Flammulated owl only 3 weeks old was rescued by volunteer couriers and dropped to the South Okanagan Rehabilitation Centre for Owls (SORCO) recently.
Wine tastings help raptors
Nov 7, 2019
Stag's Hollow, an Okanagan Falls winery collected thousands of dollars in donations over their summer tasting season to be given to the SORCO raptor rehab centre for birds of prey, located down the highway in Oliver.